Tana River County Assembly Clerk

Tana River County Government

County Assembly of Tana River

Declaration of Vacancy

Clerk of the County Assembly


1 Vacancy

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Administrative head of the County Assembly
  2. The Accounting officer for the County Assembly
  3. Secretary to the County Assembly Service Board
  4. Responsible for implementation of all policy decisions of the County Assembly Service Board
  5. Responsible for enhancing public understanding and knowledge of the work of the County Assembly and increasing public accessibility
  6. The principle advisor on all legislative procedures, practices, conventions, and traditions to the Speaker of the County Assembly, other presiding officers and all the Honourable Members of the County Assembly
  7. The chief advisor to the Speaker in the exercise of all powers and functions that belong to the Speaker and through the Speaker, to the House. He acts under authority and takes decision to the name of the Speaker. Orders passed by the Clerk are the orders in the name of the Speaker and the latter accepts full responsibility for those Orders
  8. Responsibility for marshalling all legislative measures passed by the County Assembly.

Requirements for Appointment

  1. Pursuant to the Provisions of Section 12 of the County Governments Act, a person shall not qualify for appointment as Clerk to the County Assembly unless such a person is a citizen of Kenya
  2. Holds a degree from a university recognized in Kenya or its equivalent
  3. Has had at least 5 years of relevant professional experience
  4. Meets the requirements of leadership and integrity as set out in Chapter six of the Constitution
  5. Has obtained approval of the County Assembly upon recommendation of the County Assembly Service Board
  6. Served in, and shown proven and enduring flair for parliamentary/ Assembly procedures and practice, and have wide experience on the role, functions and operation of a legislature through exhaustive service in all spheres of a legislative body.

The following Qualifications will an added advantage:

  1. A master’s degree in relevant discipline from a university recognized in Kenya or its equivalent.
  2. Membership to a professional body or association
  3. Senior management course or strategic leadership development programme.

The application MUST be accompanied by the following documents;

  1. Valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the National Police Service
  2. Certificate from the Higher Education Loans Board
  3. Tax Compliance Certificate from the Kenya Revenue Authority
  4. Clearance Certificate from the Ethics and Anti—Corruption Commission
  5. Clearance from Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Application letters, detailed curriculum vitae together with other relevant supporting documents should be returned to the office of the Clerk County Assembly Buildings, on or before 22nd November, 2017 during office hours or emailed as a PDF file attachment to info@tanariverassembly.go.ke / tanaassembly@gmail.com

Applications should be addressed to –

The Clerk/Secretary to the County Assembly Service Board
County Assembly of Tana River
P.O Box 113

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